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Manx Government pledges £200,000 for Turkey-Syria earthquake response

Sat, 11 Feb 2023

DEC / Twitter
DEC / Twitter

The Manx Government pledges £200,000 from the international development disaster and emergency relief budget to support the immediate humanitarian relief work in Turkey and Syria following the devastating earthquake.

The 7.8 and following 7.5 magnitude earthquakes have affected 17 million people and latest figures show that over 20,000 people have died, with many more injured.

Government is donating £100,000 to the Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC) following the launch of their Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal yesterday. 

An additional £100,000 will also be given to UK for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to support their long-standing response work in the region.


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